چرخ

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See also: خرج‎, جرح‎, خ ر ج, and ج ر ح

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐫝𐫍𐫡(chr /čahr/, wheel, cycle), from Proto-Iranian *čaxrám (compare Avestan 𐬗𐬀𐬑𐬭𐬀(caxra, wheel)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *čakrám (compare Sanskrit चक्र (cakrá)), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos (wheel, circle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian چرخ
Iranian Persian
Tajik чарх (čarx)

چرخ (čarx) (plural چرخ‌ها(čarx-hâ))

  1. wheel
  2. cart
  3. sewing machine
  4. (dialectal) spool, pulley
  5. (poetic) sky
  6. (rare) circle

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Armenian: չարխ (čʿarx)
  • Azerbaijani: çarx
  • Hindi: चरख़ा (carxā)
  • Urdu: چرخہ